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Mother’s Day Sewing Matryoshka
I’ve got the perfect, sweet little Mother’s Day gift for the favorite sewer in your life! If she’s anything like me, she always misplaces her tape measure and can never have too many pins. This project takes care of both of those and makes a super cute addition to her sewing desk as well. On to the tutorial…

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  • How to make a pin cushions. Sewing Matryoshka - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure and drill out holes for tape measure release button and tape. Feed the pull tab through the drilled slot, making sure to line up both openings so that the tape pulls out easily. (Note: this part is somewhat optional. If you aren’t comfortable around a drill or if you don’t have someone to do it for you (Thanks Jim!), you can always omit the tape measure part and just make your Sewing Matryoshka an enclosed pin cushion.)

  • How to make a pin cushions. Sewing Matryoshka - Step 2
    Step 2

    Lay down an ample band of hot glue to keep the tape measure in place.

  • How to make a pin cushions. Sewing Matryoshka - Step 3
    Step 3

    Paint the Sewing Matryoshka exterior.

  • How to make a pin cushions. Sewing Matryoshka - Step 4
    Step 4

    Place your two 4? fabric and felt circles together and loosely sew around the edges. Fill with fluff and pull on the ends of the thread to cinch shut. Tie threads to secure and place inside matryoshka.

  • How to make a pin cushions. Sewing Matryoshka - Step 5
    Step 5

    Include some pretty pins and maybe a nice pattern or two and you’ve got yourself a pretty cute Mother’s Day gift!

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Anael MarsW
Anael MarsW · Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canarias, ES · 34 projects
So cute!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1372 projects
This is adorable and so useful. I need one for my craft table!
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mary m.
mary m. · San Juan, San Juan, PR
pretty cute..love it
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Sew Deadly
Sew Deadly · Woodside, California, US · 5 projects
freakin adorable
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